MAC Cosmetics – PRO Launches Beauty Powder and Loose Powder, New Reflects Glitters
MAC PRO Launch Reviews
Overall, PRO products are always fun to dabble in because most of have to make special trips to the PRO locations to even check these out. I went with my girl Karen to check everything out, and whew, we both hauled some good items! First, I went with the mind to check out the new beauty powders and nudes & shapers. I have all the Nudes and Shapers already on their way to me, so it was more to just sneak a peak at than buy.
There is so much stuff available, and it was a bit overwhelming. However, Karen and I scored one of the best makeup artists, David, who was the manager of the San Francisco PRO store. (BTW, anyone can place an order for PRO items, just call (415) 771-6113 and ask for David — tell him Christine from Temptalia.com sent ya!) He was absolutely so helpful and showed us all these crazy tricks and how to use some of the products. He turned me on to the new reflects glitters, which are just beyond gorgeous, as are the beauty powders.
Beauty Powder/Loose Powder
A sheer, jet-milled loose powder that brings a silky smooth wash of colour and luminous shimmer to eyes, cheeks and skin.
Daisydust — This is my favorite out of the bunch! It’s a lovely light gold with a touch of white shimmer, and it reminds me of Gold Dusk pigment, only more finely milled.
Dancing Light — This is almost like a lighter version of Daisydust, more white gold than yellow gold.
Drizzlegold — Part peach, part gold, and overall, gorgeous. It’s a slightly peachy gold that’s light enough to use just about anywhere!
Lightly Lilac — The “craziest” color out of the bunch, which I could see working for some, as it is a lovely bluish purple color, very cool.
Micro Pink — A lovely cool pink with tiny bits of shimmer, which goes on so smoothly.
Natural Flare — A gorgeous reddish peachy color, lots of melon hues in it, and it’ll warm up cheeks perfectly (though it’s not overly warm!).
Paperwhite — White, white, and white! I had to skip this beauty powder because I’m too tan to work this as well as the others, but it feels like silk on your skin with slight shimmer.
Peach Haze — A pinkish peach with shimmer, and like all the beauty powders, goes on flawlessly.
Reflects Antique Gold — My favorite out of the bunch, most definitely. It looks like shimmering water when applied. Incredibly shimmery and smooth.Reflects Bronze — More gold than bronze, but gorgeous. Think Goldmine with a whole lot more punch!
Reflects Blackened Red — Sultry, dark maroon with glitter and insanely smooth. If Maroon pigment had glitter, this would be it!
Reflects Bronze — More gold than bronze, but gorgeous. Think Goldmine with a whole lot more punch!
Reflects Copper — I was totally thinking this was Off the Radar in glitter form – it’s a very orangey color.
Reflects Purple Duo — Kind of an odd color, probably my least favorite, as it sort of looks like Turquatic, but with more purple.
Reflects Rust — More red than rusty copper, but lovely nonetheless. This looks amazing over red lipstick!
Reflects Transparent Pink — Like Transparent Teal, this is a great body highlighter. This reminded me of Pink Opal pigment, only much more intense.
Reflects Transparent Teal — Oh, wow, this was gorgeous – it’s this crazy whitish with teal reflects glitter color, so it would make an amazing body highlighter.
Reflects Turquatic — Very blue, darker than sky blue by a touch, but really gorgeous. Hard for me to see where I’d use this other than the eyes (and I don’t know if these are eye safe yet — none of the other Reflects Glitters are, so history says no!).
Reflects Very Pink — Fuchsia pigment with glitter, but ultra fine and amazing color pay off.
Check out the rest of the post for product photos and swatches!